Community Counselling

Women’s Counselling
Ahsęhsawa:dǫh (a-seh-sa-wa-doh)
Onondaga word meaning ‘New Beginning’

Men’s Counselling
Sahonikonri:ione (sa-ho-nee-go-lee-yo-nay)
Mohawk word meaning ‘His Mind, Body, and Spirit Has Been Healed’

Child & Youth Counselling
Gaǫdwiya:nǫh (gao-dwee-ya-no)
Cayuga word meaning ‘They Take Care of Children’

Counselling provides holistic programs based on Ogwehoweh teachings that integrate the mind, body and spirit. The teachings combined with mainstream counselling techniques provide a basis for helping individuals experiencing family violence. This is explored in a caring, non-judgmental way. The commitment to this holistic process may be long term, based on the needs of the individual.

Counsellors provide:

  • One on one counselling
  • Educational and therapeutic groups
  • Advocacy and referrals to clients within their program.

Staff utilize a wide variety of education and healing modalities to assist client with taking responsibility for self mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Focused Intention Technique  (FIT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Psychodrama, Arts & Play Therapy, Reality Therapy/Choice Theory, Reiki, Inner Child Work.

To access these services, call 519-445-4324 to speak to an Intake Worker.

What we offer


Are you seeking safety from violence? Click here


Ready to begin your healing journey? Click here.

Programs and Services

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Community Education

Interested in our education or training programs? Click here.

Let's put an end to family violence together.


Family Assault Support Services

1781 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, Ontario

24 HR SUPPORT LINE - 519-445-4324